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Friends of Shropshire Archives hosting map sale

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Map lovers are invited to secure a little piece of Shropshire history for their collections as the Friends of Shropshire Archives offer a limited number of printed Ordnance Survey maps for sale.

Shropshire Council’s archives service has rationalised its printed maps collection and is disposing of some of the duplicate copies of the 25″ scale Ordnance Survey maps of Shropshire, mostly dated 1900-1903.

Map sale at Shropshire Archives on Sat 2 March 2024 infographic

Map sale at Shropshire Archives on Sat 2 March 2024

The Friends say the maps are used: some are torn, some have annotations, and a few are photocopies, but many are in good condition. They will cost £3 each.

To see what is being offered for sale, or to reserve items for collection from Shropshire Archives in Shrewsbury on Saturday 2 March 2024 between 10am and 3pm, please see https://friendsofshropshirearchives.org/events/